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Roles and Position Descriptions

Gardening volunteers


Volunteers are a very important part of the successful day-to-day running of Camcare.     The range of volunteering roles include:

Community Support Workers – trained volunteers who provide information and referral and Emergency Relief to people in the City of Boroondara.   Position Description

Tax Help volunteers – who work seasonally for several months at the end of each financial year to assist low income earners to submit an e-tax return.  Position Description

Counselling Professionals – we do not currently have any availability for pro-bono counsellors.

Business and IT Professionals – who use their professional qualifications and gain broader experience by offering assistance to Camcare in their area of expertise.   Admin/IT  Volunteer PD  ,  Volunteer Administration Coordinator PD   Statistics Volunteer PD  , Quality Officer PD , Reception/Customer Service PD ,   Admin/IT Volunteer Tutor PD,    Brochure distribution coordinator PD.

School Students – who volunteer as part of their community service programs, packing Christmas hampers and raising funds for Camcare through School based activities.

Fresh Food Program volunteers – organise and deliver a weekly service of fresh fruit, vegetables and bread at our Camberwell site. This is also an oportunity for people to enjoy a cup of tea and contact with others.

Mother-Infant Group Assistants– look after toddlers and infants while mothers at risk of postnatal depression  attend the “Baby’s Fine- What about Mum?” Program.  Position Description

Board of Governance – volunteers who participate in the governance of Camcare as a Board Member and on one (or more) of the three Board sub committees.

“Volunteering with Camcare has been a real stepping stone and given me opportunities to get back to work” – Sharyn

“We discovered that being part of your community has been an inspirational experience. Organising the Rooming House Kits felt as if we were directly lending a helping hand to disadvantaged people. We now understand how important it is to give back to the community.” – PLC students

For more information on volunteering or to apply to be a volunteer, please go the Volunteering page.